Of all the signings made by AC Milan last summer, it would be fair to say that Ismael Bennacer stands out as one of the better ones.
He found game time hard to come by in the first few games of the season following his arrival from Empoli for €16m plus bonuses.
Marco Giampaolo preferred to use Lucas Biglia in the regista role, but after Stefano Pioli took the reins the Algeria international made the position his own.
The 2019 AFCON Player of the Tournament winner has shown the kind of dynamism and battle that has been missing from Milan’s midfield for some time, and his highlights so far have been put into a video compilation…
Ismael Bennacer – Hypnotize pic.twitter.com/7DfxPTpjHh
— Karim (@Futball_Karim) March 31, 2020